Conference Proceedings

Conference Proceedings:

2019: 

  1. Xu, X., and Ergan, S. (2019). "Identification of principal factors in determining building peak energy shaving capacities during DR events." ASCE International Conference in Computing in Civil Engineering (i3CE), June 17-19, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia. (accepted)

  2. Zou, Z., Yu, X., and Ergan, S. (2019). "Integrating biometric sensors, VR, and machine learning to classify EEG signals in alternative architecture designs." ASCE International Conference in Computing in Civil Engineering (i3CE), June 17-19, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia. (accepted)
  3. Zou, Z., and Ergan, S.(2019). "Zero latency for emergencies: a machine learning based approach to quantify impact of construction projects on emergency response in urban settings." Canadian Society for Civil Engineering and ASCE CRC Conference, June 12-15, 2019, Laval, Montreal (accepted). 
  4. Sunnam, R., Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2019). "Towards automated HVAC controls commissioning: Mechanisms to identify temperature and flow related functions of AHU components." 36th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, May 21-24, 2019, Banff, Canada (accepted).

  5. Wang, R., Xiang, S., Feng, C., Wang, P., Ergan, S., and Fang, Y. (2019). "Through-wall object recognition and pose estimation." 36th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, May 21-24, 2019, Banff, Canada (accepted).

2018:

  1. Yu, C., and Ergan, S. (2018). “BIM coverage in demand response management: A pilot study in campus buildings.” ASCE Construction Research Congress, April 2-4, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana, pp. 316-325. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784481264.031.
  2. Zou, Z., and Ergan, S. (2018). “Impact of construction projects on urban quality of life: A data analysis method.” ASCE Construction Research Congress, April 2-4, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana, pp. 34-44. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784481301.004.
  3. Yu, X., and Ergan, S. (2018). “A data-driven framework to estimate saving potential of buildings in demand response events.” 35th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC) and International AEC/FM Hackathon, July 20-25, 2018, Berlin, Germany, pp. 1044-1051. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22260/ISARC2018/0145.
  4. Zou, Z., and Ergan, S.(2018). “Characterizing human experience in stimulating architectural spaces: integrating VR and body sensor networks.”  ANFA Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture Annual Conference, (poster and extended abstract presentation), La Jolla, CA, September 20-22, 2018.
  5. Ergan, S., and Fisher, D. (2018). “How does visibility in urban settings change human perception on urban design?” ANFA Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture Annual Conference, (poster and extended abstract presentation), La Jolla, CA, September 20-22, 2018.

2017:

  1. Radwan, A., and Ergan, S. (2017). “Quantifying human experience in interior architectural spaces.” International Workshop of Computing in Civil Engineering, June 25-27, 2017, Seattle, WA, pp. 373-380. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784480830.046.
  2. Dedemen, G., Vakilinezhad, M. and Ergan, S. (2017). “Using data driven methodologies to identify patterns in BAS data to support facility operations.” International Workshop of Computing in Civil Engineering, June 25-27, 2017, Seattle, WA, pp. 282-289. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784480823.034.
  3. Dedemen, G., and Ergan, S. (2017). “Towards energy efficient operational patterns in Air Handling Units in highly sensed buildings.” 24th International Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering -EG-ICE (2017), July 10-12, 2017, Nottingham, UK, pp. 45-54. DOI: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/conference/fac-eng/eg-ice2017.

 

2016:

  1. Nopachinda, S. and Ergan, S. (2016). “Challenges in converting building information models into virtual environments for FM operations and user studies in the built environment.” ICCCBE 2016, Osaka, Japan, July 6-8, 2016. 
  2. Lazar, N.D., and Ergan, S. (2016). “Challenges and lessons learned in the renovation of historical landmarks: A study on an iconic cathedral.” ASCE Construction Research Congress, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 31- June 2, 2016. https://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/9780784479827.226.
  3. Dias, P.D., and Ergan, S. (2016). “The need for representing facility information with customized LOD for specific FM tasks.” ASCE Construction Research Congress, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 31- June 2, 2016. DOI: https://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/9780784479827.255.
  4. Radwan, A., and Ergan, S. (2016). “Towards quantifying the impact of the built environment on human experience: elements of experimental design.” ANFA Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture Annual Conference, (poster presentation), La Jolla, CA, September 23-24, 2016.
  5. Vakilinezhad, M., Dias, P., and Ergan, S. (2016). “Achieving model-based safety at construction sites: BIM and safety requirements representation.” 33rd CIB W78 Conference on Construction Informatics, October 21-November 2, 2016, Brisbane, Australia, DOI: http://itc.scix.net/data/works/att/w78-2016-paper-044.pdf.
     

2015:

  1. Sunnam, R., Ergan, S., Akinci, B. (2015). “Deviation analysis of the design intent and implemented controls of HVAC systems using sensor data: a case study” International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, June 21-23, 2015, Texas, Austin, pp. 223-231. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784479247.028.
  2. Mora, M., Ergan, S., Chen, H., Deng, H., Huang, A., Maurer, J., Wang, N. (2015. “Learning about performance of building systems and facility operations through a capstone project course.” International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, June 21-23, 2015, Texas, Austin, pp. 305-312. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784479247.038.
  3. Ergan, S., Yang, X. (2015). “Value of 3D gaming engine based virtual models in understanding behaviors of facility operators during FM.” CIB W78 Conference, October 27-29, 2015, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

2014:

  1. Yang, X., and Ergan, S. (2014). “A formal approach to provide information and visualization support for troubleshooting of HVAC related problems.” EG-ICE:  21st International Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering, July 16th-18th, 2014, Cardiff, UK. http://egice2014.engineering.cf.ac.uk/images/BIN/papers/14.pdf.
  2. Yang, X., and Ergan, S. (2014). “Towards a formal approach for determining functions of HVAC components represented in IFC”, Proceedings of International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering ICCCBE/CIB W078, June 23-25, 2014, Florida, USA, pp. 633-640.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413616.079.
  3. Kumaraswamy, V., Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2014). “A taxonomy for building energy dashboards”, Proceedings of International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering ICCCBE/CIB W078, June 23-25, 2014, Florida, USA, pp. 2192-2199. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413616.272.
  4. Gomez, A. R., Guindon, S., Pianka, T., Patel, N., Kasireddy, V., Li, E., Li, J., Ergan. S., and Berges, M. (2014). “Lessons learned from monitoring electricity consumption in a research lab through a capstone project course”, Accepted for publication in Proceedings of International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering ICCCBE/CIB W078, June 23-25, 2014, Florida, USA, pp. 2111-2118, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413616.262.
  5. Gu, B., Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2014). “Challenges associated with generating accurate as-is building information models for existing buildings by leveraging heterogeneous data sources”, Proceedings of International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering ICCCBE/CIB W078, June 23-25, 2014, Florida, USA, pp. 560-568. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413616.070.
  6. Sunnam, R., Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2014). “Challenges in interpreting the design intent from HVAC sequence of operations to assess the system behavior: a case study”, Proceedings of International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering ICCCBE/CIB W078, June 23-25, 2014, Florida, USA, pp. 1465-1472. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413616.182.
  7. Kasireddy, V., Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2014). “Visualization requirements of engineers for risk assessment of embankment dams”, Accepted for publication in Proceedings of International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), July 09-11, 2014, Sydney, Australia, pp. 746-753. http://www.iaarc.org/publications/fulltext/isarc2014_submission_116.pdf.
  8. Gu, B., Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2014). Generation of as-is building information models for facility management by leveraging heterogeneous existing information sources:  a case study”, Proceedings of ASCE Construction Research Congress, May 19-21, 2014. Atlanta, USA, pp. 1911-1920. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413517.195.

2013:

  1. Frazier, J., Akinci, B., and Ergan, S. (2013). “ An approach for capturing requirements of collaborative design teams to facilitate evaluation of energy efficient retrofit design options”, Proceedings of Architecture Engineering Institute, Pennsylvania State University, April 3-5, 2013, State College, USA, pp. 123-132. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412909.013.
  2. Gao, T., Akinci, B., Ergan, S., and Garrett, J. (2013). “A framework to generate accurate and complete as-built BIMs based on progressive laser scans”, Proceedings of International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), August 13-15, 2013, Montreal Canada, pp. 849-856. http://www.iaarc.org/publications/fulltext/isarc2013Paper240.pdf.
  3. Yang, X., Liu, Y., Ergan, S., Akinci, B., Leicht, R., and Messner, J. (2013). “Lessons learned from developing immersive virtual mock-ups to support energy efficient retrofit decision making”, Proceedings of ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, June 23-25, 2013, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, pp. 210-217. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413029.027.
  4. Yang, X., and Ergan, S. (2013). “Processes, information requirements and challenges associated with corrective maintenance in relation to indoor air problem related work orders”, Proceedings of International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), August 13-15, 2013, Montreal, Canada, pp. 1119-1128. http://www.iaarc.org/publications/fulltext/isarc2013Paper300.pdf.
  5. Knox, K., Sanchez, A., Liu, X., Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2013). “Providing systems engineering perspective in a capstone project setting to monitor performance of HVAC systems”, Proceedings of ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, June 23-25, 2013, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, pp. 194-201. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413029.025.
  6. Jung, I., Frazier, J., Akinci, B., Berges, M.,  Ergan, S., Garrett, J., and Kelly, C. (2013). “Towards dam information modeling: best practices learned from the AEC/FM domain”, Proceedings of International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), August 12-16, 2013, Seattle, Washington, USA, pp. 1251-1260.
  7. Akcay, E. C., and Ergan, S. (2013). “Test results for locating structural steel assemblies and packages using RFID”, Proceedings of CIB W78 2013: 30th International Conference on Applications of IT in the AEC Industry, October 9-12, 2013, Beijing, China, pp.361-367. http://itc.scix.net/data/works/att/w78-2013-paper-12.pdf.

2012:

  1. Gao, T., Ergan, S., Akinci, B., Garrett, J., and Soibelman, L.  (2012). “Development of a framework for identifying information bottlenecks and evaluating different data capture technologies to support proactive productivity management”, Proceedings of  ASCE Construction Research Congress, CRC 2012, May 21-23, 2012, West Lafayette, USA, pp. 356-365. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412329.036.
  2. Gao, T., Ergan, S., Akinci, B., Garrett, J. and Soibelman, L. (2012). “Evaluation of existing sensor ontologies to support capturing of construction field data with data acquisition technologies”, Proceedings of ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, June 17-20, 2012, Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA, pp. 1-8. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412343.0001.
  3. Gao, T., Akinci, B., Ergan, S., and Garrett, J. (2012). “Constructing as-is BIMs from progressive laser scan data”, Proceedings of International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction: ISARC 2012, June 26-29, 2012, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, pp. 36-42. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4017/gt.2012.11.02.500.685.
  4. Yang, X., and Ergan, S. (2012). “    Evaluation of various visualization forms for facility operation and maintenance”, Proceedings of International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction: ISARC 2012, June 26-29, 2012, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, pp. 438-444. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4017/gt.2012.11.02.471.755.
  5. Ayhan, M., Ergan, S., Guven, G., Ergen, E., Birgonul, M.T., Erberik, A., and Kurc, O. (2012). “Bina içi yönlendirme sistemlerinde kullanılan en kısa yol algoritmalarının afet ve acil durum yönetimi açısından değerlendirilmesi”, Proceedings of 2nd Project and Construction Management Congress, September 13-16, 2012, Izmir, Turkey, pp. 329-340.

2010:

  1. Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2010). “Lessons learned from utilizing building information modeling for construction management tasks”, Proceedings of ASCE Construction Research Congress, CRC 2010, May 8-10, 2010, Banff, Canada, pp. 318-327. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/41109(373)32.
  2. Ergan, S., Akcay, E. C., Ergen, E. (2010). “A model-based and RFID integrated approach to streamline component information flow in construction projects”, Proceedings of International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE 2010), June 30-July 2, 2010, Nottingham, UK, pp. 109-115.  
  3. Gokdemir, N., and Ergan,  S. (2010). “Binalarda çeşitli tehlikelerin yarattığı acil durumlarda acil durum müdahale ekiplerinin ihtiyaç duyduğu bilgiler”, Proceedings of First Project and Construction Management Conference, September 29-October 1, 2010, Ankara, Turkey, pp. 665-674.

2009:

  1. Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2009). “An analysis of usability tests on contractors’ data interaction patterns with project histories”, Proceedings of ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, June 24-27, 2009, Austin, USA, pp. 421-430. DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/41052(346)42.
  2. Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2009). “An assessment of industry foundation classes (IFC) in representing contextual information required for production rate estimations”, Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-V), May 20-22, 2009, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 1324-1332.

2008:

  1. Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2008). “An automated approach for generating integrated model-based representations of construction project histories”, Proceedings of 12th International conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE-XII), October 16-18, 2008, Beijing, China, pp.1-8.
  2. Akinci, B., Pradhan, A., and Ergan, S. (2008). “Analyses of data sources for multi-source data fusion to support project management tasks”, Proceedings of 2008 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, January 7-10, 2008, Knoxville, Tennessee.
  3. Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2008). “An overview and an assessment of construction data sources in terms of storing contextual data”, Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Innovation in Architectural, Engineering and Construction (AEC), June 23-25, 2008, Antalya, Turkey.

2007:

  1. Ergan, S., Pradhan, A., and Akinci, B. (2007). “Fusing data from multiple sources to support project management tasks”, Proceedings of ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, July 25-28, 2007, Pittsburgh, USA, pp. 411-418. DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/40937(261)50.
  2. Ergan, S., Akinci, B., and Gonzalez, C. (2007). “Understanding differences in information needs of expert and novice estimators from construction project histories”, Proceedings of ASCE Construction Research Congress 2007, May 6-8, 2007, Grand Bahama Island, pp. 906-913.

2006:

  1. Ergan, S., Pradhan, A., and Akinci, B. (2006). “Developing integrated project histories by leveraging multi-sensor data fusion”, Proceedings of Joint International Conference on Computing and Decision Making in Civil and Building Engineering, 11th ICCCBE, June 14-16, 2006, Montreal, Canada, pp. 3354-3363.
  2. Akinci, B., Ergan, S., and Pradhan, A. (2006). “ Capturing and representing construction project histories for estimating and defect detection”, 13th Intelligent Computing in Engineering and Architecture (EG-ICE) Workshop, June 25-30, 2006, Ascona, Switzerland. Published in Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer. Volume 4200, pp. 15-22. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F11888598_3.
  3. Chettupuzha, A., Farooq, B., Shih, C. Y., Wright, J. L., Lee, S., Ergan, S., Garrett, J. H., Karimi, H., and Smailagic, A. (2006). “Design and evaluation of augmented reality interfaces for bridge inspection”, Proceedings of Joint International Conference on Computing and Decision Making in Civil and Building Engineering, 11th ICCCBE, June 14-16, 2006, Montreal, Canada, pp. 1477-1486.

2005:

  1. Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2005). “The need for prompt schedule update by utilizing reality capture technologies: A case study”, Proceedings of ASCE Construction Research Congress (CRC), April 5-7, 2005, San Diego, USA, pp.1-10. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/40754(183)32.

2004:

  1. Birgönül, M. T., Dikmen, I., Ergan, S., and Artuk, U. (2004). “Organizational effectiveness in construction companies: a conceptual framework”, Proceedings of 6th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, October 6-8, 2004, Istanbul, Turkey, 1931-1940.

2003:

  1. Ergan, S., Dikmen, I., and Birgonul, M. T. (2003). “Organizational effectiveness in construction: a conceptual framework”, Proceedings of ARCOM 19th Annual Conference, September 3- 5, 2003, University of Brighton, UK, pp.523-532.

2002:

  1. Birgönül, M. T., Dikmen, I., and Ergan, S. (2002). “Application of quality function deployment (QFD) methodology to housing projects”, Proceedings of 5th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, September 25-27, 2003, Istanbul, Turkey, pp.1299-1308.